Date: 25/01/2023

PM Gati Shakti to significantly reduce logistics obstacles, benefit businesses: Secy DPIIT 

The PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan will play a significant role in reducing the logistics obstacles and increasing logistics efficiency, and will benefit businesses, said Secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Mr Anurag Jain, while speaking at the inaugural session of the B20 Inception Meeting, organised by industry body CII. He also highlighted that the PM Gati Shakti portal has over 1,600 data layers related to subjects such as land, forest, mines and existing infrastructure. 
There are representations from various connectivity infrastructure ministries/departments, involving their heads of network planning division, for unified planning and integration of the proposals. PM Gati Shakti is aimed at breaking departmental silos to address the issues of multimodal and last-mile connectivity, it was pointed out, as per a report.
Source: Exim News Service: New Delhi, Jan. 24